Presentation on theme: "“It is like, totally anonymous, so no one worries about getting in trouble. Lots of kids would never do this stuff in the ‘real world.’” —13 year old boy."— Presentation transcript:
“It is like, totally anonymous, so no one worries about getting in trouble. Lots of kids would never do this stuff in the ‘real world.’” —13 year old boy
1.Some people lie. 2.You can’t control who will see your posting. 3.Strangers can find you using information you share. 4.It’s not your fault if you receive inappropriate material. 5.Parents/guardians care and want you safe. 6.Rules from “real life” apply.
Convicted in California trying to meet a 14-year-old he found online
Never agree to meet an online “friend” without your parents’ knowledge. 1.The biggest danger to your Internet safety is getting together with someone you “meet” online. 2.You can never be positive that people you meet online are who they say they are. 3.Discuss all your meeting plans with your parents.
(4) It isn’t your fault if you get a message that makes you feel uncomfortable.
If you get a message that is hostile or inappropriate, don’t respond. Instead, show the message to your parents or trusted adult to see if there is anything that can be done to put a stop to it.
If you access an inappropriate Web site 1. Tell a grown-up... meanwhile 2. Use the back button or reduce the window
(5) Your parents & guardians care & want you to be safe.
Talk with Your Parents About Ground Rules for Going Online Communicating with your parents doesn’t mean you have to give up your privacy. Reasonable limits can help keep you safe. This includes: –when you can go online –how long you can stay online –what you can do online.